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By Jared Patchin | Updated: 11/27/2012 10:00:00 AM
Since many of these blog entries are being published both at my company's blog - J Alexander Fine Woodworking - and on my blog at the WoodWorkingNetwork, I figured I should share with the readers a little history of my young company.
Posted by Bill Esler | Updated: 11/26/2012 10:05:00 AM
A&B Woodworking invested in a Busellato Jet Optima RT nested based CNC Router, a move that kept the custom cabinetry and arhcitectural millwork shop afloat during the down economy.
Updated: 11/24/2012 11:29:00 AM
High end cabinets and custom work, remote location logistics, and planning fees add to high end vacation ski home project costs, says an analysis by Pollack+Partners.
By Jared Patchin | Updated: 11/20/2012 10:00:00 AM
An alder lamp table is unique - since half the project is made of metal. Here's how we cut, aligned, and finished it.
By Bill Esler | Updated: 11/16/2012 10:57:00 AM
Cabinetry to accommodate pets will find a ready market in the 50+ million households with dogs or cats. Artisan Kitchens, Osterville Villiage, ME, designed this kitchen island with pet food bowl insets.
By Jared Patchin | Updated: 11/13/2012 10:00:00 AM
For years we made do with a vertical panel saw to cut large 4×8 sheets into more manageable sizes and a cabinet table saw to cut those pieces into their final sizes. As our production volume grew we needed something more.
By Jared Patchin | Updated: 11/06/2012 1:04:00 PM
A wide belt sander had long been on my wish list. I bought one used, but had to invest heavily in a phase converter to power it.